PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I Health Services **Repost**
|Department||MDH Local Health - Howard County|
|Date Opened||12/8/2017 9:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||12/22/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$21.10 - $27.33/hour|
|HR Analyst||Jennifer Bui|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Howard County Health Department is seeking a candidate with excellent group facilitation and writing skills to: complete a needs assessment, develop a strategic plan and submit a grant application to implement a Syringe Services Program (SSP) in Howard County. This is a program that has not previously been offered in Howard County and will require the development of partnerships within the community in both the public and private sectors in order, to create a comprehensive plan that incorporates best practice in the fight against addiction and the opioid crisis.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.
Experience: Six years professional experience in health services, three of which must have been in professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and two years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.
1. Applicants may substitute a master’s or Doctoral degree in a health or human services field for up to two years of the required general experience.
2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience in organizing and facilitating groups to brainstorm and to strategize possible programs to public health concerns
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. For Recorded Job Information Call: 410-767-6018.